An opportunity to specialise in the area of International Human Rights Law for great career opportunities.
The LL.M. in International Human Rights Law is available on both a full and part-time basis over a 1 or 2 year period.
Please note: The LL.M. in International Human Rights Law is a cognitive masters. In order to be eligible for the course you will need to possess the following:
2.2 degree in Law or a related discipline (that has a 50% legal component to the degree) or foreign equivalent
Relative work experience may also be taken into consideration.
Why Study International Human Rights Law at Griffith College?
The LL.M. in International Human Rights Law offers students the opportunity to specialise in International Human Rights Law, to facilitate enhanced career opportunities, or to lay the foundations for PhD study.
Graduates of this programme will receive an internationally recognised Master of Law degree.
Students will gain a firm understanding of the key principles of Human Rights Law such as Social and Economic Rights, International Children's Rights Law, International Asylum and Immigration Law and International Humanitarian Law.
Students will acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of sectors outside law including in the civil or foreign service, or in NGOs.
A strong international focus gives students a key advantage when building a career in today's globalised legal landscape
All of our lecturers are experienced academics who are specialists in their particular field of Human Rights Law.
Unique International Human Rights Law focus
Experienced lecturers who are experts in their field
Small class sizes mean more individual attention to help you reach your personal potential
Evening time lectures mean that it is possible to obtain an LL.M. with work or other day time commitments
The LL.M. in International Human Rights Law is one year in duration or can be divided over two years. The student will complete six subjects and a dissertation. In the first semester the student will complete three mandatory subjects and in the second semester, they will choose three human rights electives. (Electives run subject to demand and at the discretion of the faculty.)
Assessment in the taught modules in semesters 1 and 2 is by way of assignments and examinations. A dissertation is completed over the summer months under the guidance of a designated supervisor.